Whitman Wire

Draft for New Mission Statement Revised

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, President Kathleen Murray sent an updated draft of the college’s proposed mission statement to student listservs. According to the email, the newest draft is based on “extensive feedback received from faculty, staff, and students.” The mission statement was also discussed by the Whitman Experience Committee during gover...

Editorial: Wire Receives Letter from the KKK

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief

November 1, 2017


Filed under Letter from the Editor, NEWS

When an envelope addressed to the “Campus Student Media Group” appeared in The Wire’s mailbox, it had a stamp in place of a return address. The stamp read “Loyal White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan” along with a logo of a hooded figure on a rearing horse holding a cross, with the confederate and ...

Learning to Think: Amazon Day, “Life Paths” and the Liberal Arts

Learning to Think: Amazon Day, “Life Paths” and the Liberal Arts

Martina Pansze, Editor-In-Chief

October 24, 2017


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

“On the surface, many people would think that a Whitman college graduate and Amazon don’t line up,” says Kim Rolfe, Director of Business Engagement at the Student Engagement Center (SEC) and organizer of Friday’s event. “But the truth is that a lot of the things they are looking for at Amazon, Whitman has prepared students very well to do.”

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Glean Team and Organic Garden help fight hunger in community

Martina Pansze

October 23, 2014


Filed under FEATURE

With boxes picked of deformed fruit and baskets of free vegetables, Whitman Glean Team and Organic Garden are doing their best to help the Walla Walla community's food insecurity issues. Gleaning is the act of collecting leftover produce from farmers after a harvest. The club picks (or "gleans") the ...

Finding new home makes for difficult transition

Martina Pansze

September 25, 2014


Filed under FEATURE

Most students in higher education would consider it a nightmare to relive the college application process, but some brave souls managed to once again navigate the mess of school tours and Common Application essays that landed them at Whitman. Junior Alexandra Sigouin transferred to Whitman from Emily...

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